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Car flips, lands upside down in Buckhead parking deck


ATLANTA -- A woman is expected to recover after flipping her car in Buckhead Tuesday morning.

The accident happened at around 4 a.m. at the Darlington Apartments in the 2000 block of Peachtree Road.

Investigators said the woman's silver Honda Accord traveled down an embankment and landed upside down in a parking garage.

The driver was taken to a nearby hospital.

The accident is under investigation.

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APD: Man shot outside Lenox Mall


ATLANTA -- 11Alive has confirmed that one person was hurt in a shooting outside of Lenox Square in Atlanta on Sunday.

The shooting happened just before 7 p.m. in front of the Macy's department store.

The victim, a male in his 20s was shot in the leg.Officials said he was alert, conscious and breathing after being shot. He was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital.

Police said the victim was shot after getting into an argument with a man over a woman he met on Instagram.

The suspect fled in a silver or gray truck driven by a white woman, police said.

A witness on the scene gave police the suspect's name, according to Atlanta police spokeswoman Kim Jones. The name was not released.

Early Voting Begins Tuesday, May 26th for State House District 55

Early Voting Begins Tuesday, May 26th for State House District 55

House District 55 voters are encouraged to cast their ballots early for the June 16, 2015 Special Election for State House District 55 to fill the unexpired term of Tyrone Brooks who resigned the seat. Residents can cast their ballots beginning Tuesday, May 26 through Friday, June 12 and on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Please note that on Saturday, June 6, 2015, residents can only vote at the Registration and Election Headquarters from 9:00am-4:00pm. Beginning Wednesday, June 10 through June 12, 2015, two (2) additional locations will be available for early voting.
 

Early Voting

May 26 - June 12, 2015

8:30 am - 5:00 am

Registration and Elections Headquarters

130 Peachtree St, SW, Suite 2186, Atlanta, GA

 

Saturday Voting - June 6, 2015

Group claims responsibility for lewd billboard


ATLANTA -- A group is claiming responsibility for a pornographic image that was on an electronic billboard in the heart of Buckhead last Saturday.

The FBI is now assisting the Atlanta Police Department in investigating the incident.

Finding the person or persons responsible may be difficult, even though they are publicly claiming responsibility and taunting police.

Several people called 911 when they saw the image.

Police investigating lewd image on Buckhead digital billboard


ATLANTA-- It was the last thing parents with their children expected to see in the middle of Buckhead Saturday evening.

A lewd image of a naked man flashed between several other legitimate ads on a digital billboard at the corner of Peachtree and East Paces Ferry Road

Atlanta City Councilman Howard Shook is hoping police will catch whoever is behind what he said is hardly an innocent prank.

"It is highly disturbing, aggravating, obnoxious and illegal," said Shook.

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Fulton County holds 'Food Talk' sessions to teach about nutrition

Fulton County holds 'Food Talk' sessions to teach about nutrition

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- SNAP-Ed Food Talk sessions offered by Fulton County Cooperative Extension are designed to teach healthy eating on a budget for low-income parents (and other low-income individuals) who receive SNAP benefits. As the cornerstone of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) nutrition assistance programs, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) plays a vital role in helping to improve nutrition in the Nation among low-income individuals.

The goal of SNAP-Ed is to improve the likelihood that persons eligible for SNAP will make healthy food choices within a limited budget and choose physically active lifestyles consistent with the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPlate.

Off-duty officer shoots 2 in Buckhead


ATLANTA (WXIA) – Gunfire erupted during the height of the Thursday evening rush hour in the heart of Buckhead, at the corner of Piedmont and Lenox roads.

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An off-duty police officer directing traffic at that intersection fired at suspects accused of stealing a van.

The two suspects tried to escape, but they didn't get far. They turned down what they apparently thought was a through street before crashing into a garage door.